Posted On: Apr 26, 2021

Today, AWS Secrets Manager launched the AWS Secrets and Configuration Provider (ASCP), a plugin for the industry-standard Kubernetes’ Secrets Store CSI driver. ASCP enables applications running in Kubernetes pods to retrieve secrets from AWS Secrets Manager easily, without the need for custom code. Once installed, ASCP ensures your applications always receive the most recent version of your secrets as these are rotated. As a result, you automatically benefit from the rotation and lifecycle management features that Secrets Manager provides, without added coding effort. ASCP also enables convenient and secure access to your configurations in AWS SSM Parameter Store. AWS Secrets and Configuration Provider is available for download now. Read the blog to learn more.

Customers rely on AWS Secrets Manager to securely store and manage secrets such as database credentials and API keys throughout their lifecycle. AWS Secrets Manager also makes it easier for customers to implement the security best practice of using short-term secrets by rotating secrets safely on a customizable schedule. To learn more about Secrets Manager, visit the documentation. For a list of regions where Secrets Manager is available, see the AWS Region table. To get started with Secrets Manager, visit the Secrets Manager home page.